The Poetics of Myth

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Routledge, Jan 21, 2014 - Literary Criticism - 516 pages
First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
 

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Contents

MODERN THEORIES OF MYTH AND APPROACHES TO LITERATURE
3
Remythification in Philosophy and in the Study of Culture
14
The French Sociological School
25
Analytical Psychology
39
Structuralism
53
Myth Ritual Archetypes and Literary Criticism
73
Mythopoctics in Russian and Soviet Thought
92
Preliminary Conclusions
116
The Cosmic Model
192
Cosmic Cycles and the End of the Universe
200
The Semantics of Mythical Plots and Systems
207
Myth Tale Epic
235
Notes to Part II
249
MYTHIFICATION IN TWENTIETHCENTURY LITERATURE
259
Kafka s Mythopoetics
313
Various Aspects of Mythification in the Contemporary Novel
329

Notes to Part I
125
THE CLASSIC FORMS OF MYTH AND THEIR EXPRESSION
151
Mythical Time and Its Paradigms
158
Archaic Creation Myths
177
Chaos Order and the Creation of the Universe
183
Notes to Part HI
341
BIBLIOGRAPHY
353
APPENDICES
413
Index of Literary Works
478
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